Dr. Willie Melvin, MD

Dr. Willie Melvin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Willie Melvin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Smyrna, TN and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery.

The Surgical Clinic, PLLC

300 Stonecrest Blvd Ste 360

Smyrna, TN 37167
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Melvin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
more than 80% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Melvin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Melvin "The Physicians and staff of The Surgical Clinic, PLLC, have been and continue to be committed to the highest ethical standards in the conduct of our healthcare and business operations.

We demand of ourselves full compliance with all federal, state and local laws. We are committed to preventing, detecting, and disciplining any unethical behavior.

We thrive and prosper on our quality medical treatment and outstanding reputation for professional conduct. We create systems and controls to keep ourselves informed and perform according to these standards.

The Physicians and staff of The Surgical Clinic partner together in protecting the rights of all those we care for."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated


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67  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Jejunostomy Tube Placement
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Texas Southern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • St Joseph Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Melvin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Melvin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Melvin to family and friends
62 total reviews (39 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Melvin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (39)

Dr. Melvin and his staff have taken excellent care of me. I feel better than I have in years. I will recommend him to others!!!
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I am very pleased with Dr. Melvin and his staff. They spent all time needed to address any questions and prepare me for the surgery. The surgery went very well, and I was sent home with everything needed for a good recovery. His office quickly responded to a question I had prior to my follow up,...more
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Dr Melvin is awesome I would recommend him to anyone that needs a general surgeon ??????
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I am forever a fan of Dr. Melvin and his staff!
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